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STEWART'S FAMOUS CHEESE STRAWS
Contributed by: Marty Gardner
1 lb. sharp cheddar cheese, grated
21?4 cups cake flour (not sifted)
11?2 sticks butter, melted, plus a little more
5 or 6 dashes Tabasco sauce
Chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 260 degrees.
Combine all ingredients except salt and knead without adding more flour. Using a cookie press with a big star attachment, form into a roll and slice 1?4 inch thick. Sprinkle heavily with salt and optional nuts. Bake on center rack for 40 minutes. Makes 100 cheese straws.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)